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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games

A wide and varied collection of Shareware programs for the Windows 3.0/3.1/3.1.1 systems of the early 1990s. Many are written in visual Basic, utilizing the then-new programmable user interface of Windows to allow a greater amount of independent programmers to make applications.

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by Chris Pirih
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MISSING COVER Released 2001 Also For Windows Perspective Top-down Sport Snowboarding / Skiing Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Arcade Description SkiFree is the standalone version of the game originally included as a part of the Microsoft Entertainment Pack 3 (1991) for Windows 3.x, and later made available separately for Windows 3.x. It was then re-compiled for 32-bit Windows systems when the author found back the source code and released it for free through his website. Players control a skier...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by LucasArts
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Developed by Assembly Line, The Released 1991 Also For Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Arcade, Atari ST, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, DOS, Electron, Game Boy, Macintosh, NES, PC-88, PC-98, SAM Coupé, Sharp X68000, SNES, ZX Spectrum Published by Microsoft Corporation Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Point and Select Description Each level of this abstract puzzler challenges the player to...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by David B. Lutton II
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released Oct 07, 1990 Perspective Side view Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Artillery Description Similar to Scorched Earth , Bang! Bang! puts you in control of a cannon with the goal of destroying your opponent. Play against one other person, or just practice as you adjust your angle and velocity; trying to hit the other cannon. The first player to hit the other cannon wins. To make things more challenging, you have to shoot over hills/mountains and consider...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Virgin Games
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Virgin Games, Inc. Developed by Parker Brothers Released 1992 Also For DOS, Macintosh Published by Virgin Games, Inc. Gameplay Board Game Genre Strategy/Tactics Misc Licensed Description Monopoly Deluxe is a conversion of the classic board game. The game allows for some user-based rule changes such as money given for landing on "Free Parking". From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dima Pavlovsky
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1992 Published by Microsoft Corporation Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Puzzle Gameplay Arcade Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Borrowing certain gameplay conventions from Qix , JezzBall presents another scenario forcing the player to divide and conquer a 2D playfield by whittling away slivers of it until it is at only 25% (or less) of its original size. The complicating factor here are balls, more with every level, bouncing off the edges of the continuous...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Joseph Jaworski
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1992 Genre Simulation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Vehicular Space Flight Description An enemy armada is invading the United Federation of Planets and Starfleet Command estimates that Earth will be attacked in about a month. So the player, controlling James T. Kirk, commander of the original NCC-1701 Enterprise, is ordered to stop that invasion. WinTrek is Star Trek simulation game, where the player virtually controls every aspect of the Enterprise, including those...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Peter Siamidis
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1992 Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Missile Attack is a single player variant of the classic Missile Command . The game starts with a series of missiles descending from the top of the screen. The mouse cursor becomes a targeting sight and the player must position it in the path of the oncoming missiles and click a mouse button to trigger an explosion which destroys said missile. As...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Christopher Lee Fraley
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1991 Published by Microsoft Corporation Perspective Top-down Pacing Real-Time Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Description Very much a snake game , Rattler Race adds a few twists to the long-held conventions of the genre (those being: you guide a snake from a top-down perspective, always in forward motion; it eats its targets and grows in length, but dies should it collide with any obstacles): in addition to a competing snake foiling your routes, a ball bounces...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Azeroth, Inc.
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Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Developed by Azeroth, Inc. Released 1991 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Gameplay Board Game Genre Strategy/Tactics Description The Computer Edition of Risk is an official conversion of the classic Parker Brothers board game. Two to six human and/or computer players attempt to conquer the world with their armies. All the rules of the board game are here, including trading in Risk cards and rolling dice. Computer...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Activision
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Activision, Inc. Developed by Activision, Inc. Released 1994 Also For DOS, FM Towns, Genesis, Macintosh, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, SNES, Wii, Windows Published by Activision, Inc. Perspective Top-down Genre Puzzle Gameplay Cards / Tiles, Tile Matching Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Dragon's Eye is an installment in the tile-matching game series initiated by Activision . Players try to remove mahjong tiles in pairs from a set pattern. Different versions of the game have up to...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Epyx
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More commonly known as the best game in Microsoft's Windows Entertainment Pack series and one of the most innovative games ever made for any system, Chip's Challenge was actually first released by Epyx in 1990 with little fanfare. The game even has a neat plot for an action game: Chip is a love-starved nerd who's desperate for a date with Melina, a fellow nerd (nerdette?). To prove that he's worthy of her attention, Chip must go through dozens of rooms to get to Melanie. Unlike a typical puzzle...
Topics: puzzle, strategy
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by John Calhoun
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Casady & Greene Released 1994 Also For Macintosh Published by Casady & Greene, Inc. Perspective Side view Vehicular Flight / Aviation Genre Action Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Glider puts you in the role of a paper airplane in its quest to find an open window and exit the house he's trapped on. You have a rudimentary control of the plane (remember it's a paper plane) and must try to get through room after room of the house by riding currents of hot air, fans, etc. and avoiding...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dynamix, Inc.
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Sierra On-Line, Inc. Developed by Dynamix, Inc., Jeff Tunnell Productions Released 1993 Also For DOS, Macintosh Published by Sierra On-Line, Inc. ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Point and Select Genre Puzzle Perspective Side view Description The same basic gameplay as the original Incredible Machine , solving a puzzle only using the parts provided. It includes all of the 87 puzzles from the first game, 73 new ones, as well as new parts and music. From...
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The Avalon Hill Game Company Developed by Colorado Computer Creations Released 1997 Also For Windows Published by The Avalon Hill Game Company Perspective Top-down Genre Strategy/Tactics Setting Historical Events Gameplay Board Game Description Based on the board game of the same name, players play against each other or AI opponents for "world conquest." This is done by players each receiving an "empire", a major civilization during a time in history. Each player attempts to...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dave Norris
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1990 Published by Microsoft Corporation Perspective Top-down Pacing Meditative / Zen Genre Puzzle Gameplay Cards / Tiles, Tile Matching Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description A popular Mahjongg adaptation, Taipei has the player attempting to find matches between the Oriental-motif patterns printed atop "free" (generally: exposed, on corners) tiles in various layered formations. Matched pairs disappear, yielding different free tiles and further...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Stephan Abramowski
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1998 Genre Puzzle Gameplay Cards / Tiles, Platform Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Point and Select Narrative Adult Description The game includes only one solitaire game Klondike. There are two types of card faces available - Kamasutra pictures and Hot Girls photos. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Funhouse Design
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Published by Philips Interactive Media, Inc. Developed by Funhouse Design Released 1995 Also For CD-i, Macintosh | Combined View ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Genre Action, Racing / Driving Perspective Gameplay Arcade Misc Licensed Title Critic Score 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description Hanna-Barbera Cartoon Carnival is a children's game featuring familiar Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters such as the Flintstones, Scooby Doo and the Jetsons. The game features a...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Christopher Lee Fraley
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Discover Rodent's Revenge, an excellent game of 1991 runnable on Windows 3.x system. The publisher Microsoft had wonderful ideas around arcade. Description first appeared on myabandonware.com.
Topics: Arcade, Strategy
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Jeng-Long Jiang
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Henry Yu
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YuS Design Studio Developed by YuS Design Studio Released 1994 Platform Windows 3.x Gameplay Arcade, Paddle / Pong, Platform Genre Action Description Another Break-out clone. The game has eight different levels with varied difficulties. On each level you have to destroy brick walls by the ball dodged with your paddle to see a special car such as Corvette, Celica, Dodge, Paseo, etc. on the picture. Difficulties varies as speed limits for Campus (15 mph), Downtown (30 mph), Highway (45 mph), or...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Marc Tebeka
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1993 Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Aliens is a single player shareware game based on Taito's Space Invaders . As with the classic Space Invaders game the player has a canon which they can move to the right and left along the base of the game window. The canon fires upwards at the descending alien ships. This game varies from the original game in a number...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Robert Donner; Curt Johnson
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Developed by Microsoft Corporation Released Mar 18, 1992 Also For Windows Published by Microsoft Corporation Perspective Top-down Interface Point and Select Genre Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Minesweeper is a puzzle game in which the player is presented with a board filled with mines, without knowing what fields they occupy. When the player clicks on a field a number appears on it, indicating how many mines are located in the fields nearest to it. The player then clicks on...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by John Rotenstein
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released Nov, 1990 Gameplay Falling Block Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Description Columns is a single player, Falling block puzzle which describes itself as being based on Macintosh Columns by Chris Christensen which, this game claims, was itself based on XColumns by Jay Geertson . The game consists of blocks which themselves consist of three coloured squares. All blocks are the same shape but the coloured squares they contain will vary. The player...
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by Microsoft
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Microsoft Tetris for Windows 3.x, part of the windows entertainment pack
Topics: Windows games, Vintage computer games, Puzzle games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ian Heath
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1990 Perspective Top-down Genre Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Similar in gameplay to Minesweeper , Mines has you finding all the mines in a minefield. Your goal is to cross the minefield without stepping on any mines. Any space that you have seen will tell you how many mines are surrounding it. Use this to your advantage to determine where the mines are located. Step on a mine and it is all over. The game allows you to choose how many mines there...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Vic Atkinson; Lee Atkinson; Kathi Atkinson
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Future Endeavors, Inc. Developed by Corel Corporation, KLA Visual Productions Ltd. Released 1996 Also For Macintosh, Windows Published by Future Endeavors, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Genre Adventure Gameplay Puzzle elements Description Dracula's Secret is targeted towards kids and young gamers. In the beginning of the game Dracula invites you to explore his castle and its surroundings in order to discover the hidden secret. As you start, you explore the environment around the castle and try to...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Yutaka Emura
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1992 Official Site Block Breaker Gameplay Paddle / Pong Genre Action Description A simple Breakout clone for windows. It featured many levels and a level editor. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Frank Hunter
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Developed by Adanac Command Systems Released May 31, 1996 Also For Windows Published by Interactive Magic, Inc. Educational History Perspective Top-down Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Setting Historical Events Description American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox is a historical war game centered around the Civil War. The game plays out on a strategic level with an emphasis on the logistics of troop movements, economic consequences of various actions, foreign affairs and the quality of...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Steve Fry
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Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Developed by ZOO Corporation Released 1994 Also For Game Boy, PlayStation, SEGA Saturn, SNES Published by Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Gameplay Tile Matching Puzzle Pacing Real-Time Interface Point and Select Genre Puzzle Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In the award-winning tradition of Tetris, comes BreakThru! This time, your goal is to make as many bricks disappear as you can before time runs out. Click on a group of same-colored bricks to remove bricks and make the...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by George Moromisato
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Developed by TMA Released 1990 Also For Android Published by TMA Vehicular Space Flight Genre Simulation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Mental training Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Direct Control Description Abstractly piloting a lunar lander from some external position, your aim is to situate it over terrain sufficiently flat to land on and then, by firing thrusters left, right and down, guide it to rest with sufficiently gentle horizontal and vertical...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Sean E. Bishop
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MISSING COVER Published by Shortdog Inc. Developed by Shortdog Inc. Released 1992 Platform Windows 3.x Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game, Puzzle-Solving Critic Score 100 point score based on reviews from various critics. Description AlienTic (starring Trab and Asil) is a simple Tic-Tac-Toe game for two players. Each player takes turns placing their character's head onto a 3x3 grid; whoever gets a straight line first wins the game. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Super Mario Bros. (World)
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Topic: Mario
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Clickteam
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Maxis Software Inc. Developed by Europress Software Ltd. Released 1994 Also For Macintosh Published by Maxis Software Inc. Genre Compilation Description Klik & Play is a games creation package that enables games to be created easily without any programming knowledge whatsoever. The product comes with ten games that are both playable and available, customisation, and for use as example programs for developers to learn from. These games are: Gracillis V This is an arcade space shooter. The...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Robert Cavey; Sean Callahan
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Windows 3 Game: Alien Arcade Developed by Luxenberg Software Released 1994 Also For Macintosh Published by Luxenberg Software Perspective Side view, Top-down Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Mini-Games Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Alien Arcade is a full-screen desktop games collection aimed at younger players. The games are all controlled with the mouse, and all have the same theme of aliens and outer space. The graphics are colorful and cartoony, and the...
Topic: Arcade games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by David B. Lutton II
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released Oct 07, 1990 Perspective Side view Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Artillery Description Similar to Scorched Earth , Bang! Bang! puts you in control of a cannon with the goal of destroying your opponent. Play against one other person, or just practice as you adjust your angle and velocity; trying to hit the other cannon. The first player to hit the other cannon wins. To make things more challenging, you have to shoot over hills/mountains and consider...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Steven Hugg
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Comet Busters! 1.4 Registered Version w/ Source Code Use arrow keys and space bar for player 1. (NOTE: Sound does not yet work, requires WAVMIX16) From the original Comet Busters! web page: "You think you've seen it all? Play the mutant offspring of the grandpappy of video games -- with much awesome graphics, sound, and arcade action for Windows 3.1/95! Evil saucers, alien cronies, and flying chunks of dead planets are all waiting to tear you apart! Celebrate your video gaming roots and...
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Topics: arcade, game, shareware, windows, win16
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Cliff Bleszinski
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Game Syndicate Productions Developed by Game Syndicate Productions Released Aug 31, 1992 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Game Syndicate Productions Perspective 1st-person Genre Adventure Setting Fantasy Description In this adventure game the player directs the actions of Nightshade, a dragon of unusual coloration, as he escapes from a dungeon in Castle Lockemoer, "the Palace of Deceit", and attempts to revenge himself and his people against the sinister Garth, a wizard attempting to...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Scott Ferguson
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1991 Published by Microsoft Corporation Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Gameplay Cards / Tiles, Tile Matching Puzzle Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Point and Select Description On the left, a blank 2D grid, defaulting to 3x3. On the right, an array of tiles, each bearing numbers in all four (hence Tetra) compass directions. Your goal? To place every tile in a location on the grid such that each of its numbered faces matches with the...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Casey Butler
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Developed by Viable Software Alternatives Released Jul 05, 1994 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Viable Software Alternatives Perspective Top-down Pacing Turn-based Genre Strategy/Tactics Description World Empire III is a Risk -like strategy game where the ultimate goal is world conquest. Up to eight human/computer players are assigned a starting country, either at random or by selection. There are some 139 real world nations to choose from. Each country is assigned an ideology. Nations with...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ian Firth
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MISSING COVER Developed by Diversions Software, Inc Released Nov 23, 1995 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Diversions Software, Inc Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Description Prairie Dog Hunt Pro is a single player shooter. It is the third game in Diversions Software's Prairie Dog series. Prairie dogs, genus Cynomys, are burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. They are a pest and this game is all about blasting them as they run from burrow to burrow,...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dariusz Pyżanowski
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Koło Fortuny (also known as Zgadula ) is a Polish video game based on the TV game show of the same name (similar to the English Wheel of Fortune ). Players take turns guessing letters to form a word or a saying. It can be played with up to three players. They have the option of playing with or without computer players giving contestants the ability to go head-to-head in a game against a friend. The game can be controlled by keyboard or mouse. (mobygames.com) By: Dariusz Pyżanowski , 1992...
Topics: kolo fortuny, koło fortuny, zgadula, wheel of fortune, dos, game, techland
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Eric Chahi
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Interplay Productions, Inc. Developed by Delphine Software International Released 1995 Also For 3DO, Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, DOS, Genesis, Jaguar, Macintosh, SNES, Symbian, Windows, Zodiac Published by Interplay Productions, Inc. Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Platform, Puzzle elements, Shooter Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Direct Control Description A young physics professor named Lester conducts a particle experiment. Suddenly, something...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Anguilla Software
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21st Century Entertainment Ltd. Developed by Anguilla Software International Ltd. Released 1996 Platform Windows 3.x Published by 21st Century Entertainment Ltd. Sport Football (European) / Soccer Genre Sports Description In this humorous soccer sim, your players are displayed as "cartoon like figures". Like many sports sims you can draft and trade players, control formations, and finances. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Steven Hoffman; Naomi Kokubo
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Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Developed by LavaMind Released 1994 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Spectrum Holobyte, Inc. Gameplay Managerial / Business Simulation Genre Simulation, Strategy/Tactics Visual Isometric Description Gazillionaire is an intergalactic game of wheeling and dealing! It was selected as a FINALIST in the Ziff-Davis Shareware of the Year Awards and was ranked in the Top 5 of all strategy games. Gazillionaire is similar to Monopoly set in outer space. Make billions rocketing...
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Brian L. Goble
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Released Apr 01, 1993 Also For Windows Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Platform, Shooter Description You are MicroMan, stuck inside a computer. You must run, jump, and shoot your way out. Along the way are cannons, enemies, ladders, invisible bricks, powerups, and more! You can gain the ability to get heat-seeking bullets, to jump higher, to fire 3 shots at once and more! Large bosses appear once in a while. The registered version consists of 2 episodes: Adventure 1: Crazy Computers...
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by Daryl Baker
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MISSING COVER Released Jun 16, 1991 Also For Atari ST, Linux, Mainframe, Windows Official Site GNU Chess Gameplay Chess Genre Strategy/Tactics Description GNU Chess is a fully functional, freeware, chess program which can play against a human player or another chess program. This program has been around for a long time: Version 1 was written by Stuart Cracraft in 1984 for a Unix system Versions 2, 3, and 4 used Chess by John Stanback at their core Version 5 was written by Chua Kong-Sian The...
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by Ron Balewski
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Red Herring
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Developed by Red Herring Released 1994 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Red Herring Perspective Top-down Vehicular Tank Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Combat Tanks is a fun 2D tank combat game. You must destroy all the enemies and go on to the next level. You can play by yourself or against a friend on the same PC. Enemies include tanks (obviously), bazooka toting infrantry, bomber planes, and death choppers. Its distributed as shareware, and in the unregistered version the...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Olivier Thill
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Feb, 1999 Released Feb, 1999 Also For Windows Perspective Top-down Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Description Abalone is a freeware, open-source unofficial adaptation of a board game of the same name, implementing the original 2-player version. The players move up to three marbles at a time, setting them on pegs arranged in a hexagonal shape, trying to push each other spheres out of the board. The opponent's marbles can only be moved when a certain alignment is achieved, where the...
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by David P. Gray
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MISSING COVER Developed by Gray Design Associates Released Dec 01, 1994 Also For DOS Published by Gray Design Associates Perspective 1st-person Genre Action Narrative Horror Description Nitemare-3D is a horror-themed first-person shooter and a sequel to the adventure game Hugo III: Jungle of Doom . Hugo's girlfriend Penelope is kidnapped by the nefarious Dr. Hamerstein, who intends to conduct terrifying experiments on her. Hugo has to explore the Doctor's twisted mansion, travel through...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Philippe Lesire
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Platform Windows 3.x Released 1993 Perspective Top-down Pacing Real-Time Genre Puzzle Description Atomic is a freeware remake of the game Atomix , a timed puzzle where you have to assemble molecules from atoms, by sliding them in position in maze-like levels. There are 3 difficulty settings (plus practice mode) and 30 levels to complete (recreated from original ones). From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Doe Entertainment
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Developed by DOE Entertainment Released 1994 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Geni U.S. Perspective Top-down Genre Action Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Description Quatra Command is a simple vertical scrolling space shooter, where a lone pilot has to investigate the Quatra sector, shooting at and dodging incoming starfighters. 10 levels of gameplay with increasing difficulty, collect health, photon and shield bonuses, player starts with three lives. From Mobygames.com....
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ambrosine
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Windows 3 Game: Pharaoh's Curse
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Topic: Platformer game
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Gregory Thatcher
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1990 Pacing Turn-based Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game Perspective Top-down Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Point and Select Description Looking for a game of Checkers? Offering 5 skill levels, it is up to you to capture all your opponents pieces on the game board. You are allowed to move a single space in one direction (up) if no jumps are available. If you are able to jump an opponent's piece, you must do so. Jumping an opponent's...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Eugene Briski
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1994 Perspective 1st-person Genre Sports Description Office Darts 301 is a single player freeware game which has been released on its own to generate interest for a larger game called Office Darts . In this game the darts are thrown by a short backwards and forwards movement of the mouse and their forward and lateral trajectory is shown in two separate windows. The game itself is straightforward, the player and the computer take turns to throw darts...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by George Moromisato
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Developed by TMA Released 1990 Also For Android Published by TMA Vehicular Space Flight Genre Simulation Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Gameplay Mental training Perspective Side view Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Interface Direct Control Description Abstractly piloting a lunar lander from some external position, your aim is to situate it over terrain sufficiently flat to land on and then, by firing thrusters left, right and down, guide it to rest with sufficiently gentle horizontal and vertical...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Andrew Novotak
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1990 Gameplay Arcade, Paddle / Pong Genre Action Description Bricks is a single player, single screen, breakout clone with no sound, no scoring, and no special features. The player has three lives with which to clear the bricks on the screen. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Peter Siamidis
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1992 Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Missile Attack is a single player variant of the classic Missile Command . The game starts with a series of missiles descending from the top of the screen. The mouse cursor becomes a targeting sight and the player must position it in the path of the oncoming missiles and click a mouse button to trigger an explosion which destroys said missile. As...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Doe Entertainment
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Geni U.S. Developed by DOE Entertainment Released 1994 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Geni U.S. Perspective Behind view Vehicular Flight / Aviation Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Description F-18: No Fly Zone is a single player arcade style shoot-'em up. The player takes on the role of a fighter pilot who must shoot down recurring waves of enemy aircraft as they fly towards their plane. There are power ups to be collected which will boost the weapons capabilities or repair the ship. The game...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Zane Rathwick
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Lost in a Labyrinth 256 version 2.0 Maze game for Windows, 3D with ray traced images.
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Marc Tebeka
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MISSING COVER Platform Windows 3.x Released 1993 Perspective Side view Setting Sci-Fi / Futuristic Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Shooter Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description Aliens is a single player shareware game based on Taito's Space Invaders . As with the classic Space Invaders game the player has a canon which they can move to the right and left along the base of the game window. The canon fires upwards at the descending alien ships. This game varies from the original game in a number...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Casey Butler
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Windows 3 Game: World Empire II (1992)
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by DGS Software
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Windows 3 game: Twisted Mini Golf. Developed by DGS Software Released 1995 Also For DOS Published by General Admission Software Perspective Top-down Sport Golf Genre Sports Gameplay Arcade Description Twisted Mini Golf is a mini golf game for 1 to 4 players. In the game there are five different courses each with its own theme. Each course has nine holes. The courses’ themes are Easy as 123, Four Winds, Imagination, War Games and Water Works. The game is played by dragging the mouse in the...
Topic: Sports games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Smart Games, Inc.
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Developed by Smart Games, Inc. Released 1996 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Smart Games, Inc. Gameplay Board Game, Word Construction Genre Puzzle Description For those who loved Smart Games Challenge #1 's word puzzles, this is a stand-alone package with lots more of four kinds of word puzzles from that game. Unlike SGC1, this one will automatically save your progress whenever you change puzzles. The included puzzle types are: Crossed Words : Blacken squares in the grid to leave only valid...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Charles Moylan
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Developed by Big Time Software, Inc. Released 1995 Also For Macintosh Published by The Avalon Hill Game Company Perspective Top-down Pacing Turn-based Genre Strategy/Tactics Vehicular Flight / Aviation Description This stand-alone editor allows you to create scenarios and campaigns (a series of linked missions) for Flight Commander 2 . Set up various mission parameters, like quality of enemy opposition, available loadouts or even pilot rooster. Includes game patch 1.03 and two new campaigns....
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Dave Horner
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Windows 3 Game: Drain Storm (1997) Platform Windows Released 1997 Perspective Top-down Genre Action, Strategy/Tactics Description All these years, you never realized that down your shower drain were a bunch of gruesome invaders preparing to take over your shower, your bathroom, even the entire galaxy! You must use your drain probe, called Effer-vessel, to destroy these invaders. Be prepared to fight sewer squid, and bulldozers, sewer demons, and more as you search for the leader of the...
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Topic: Arcade games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Pyramid Software Development
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Windows Game Roulette Wheel Game.
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ian Firth
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Windows 3 Game: Prairie Dog Hunt 2 - Judgement Day (1994)
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Michael Howard
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Windows 3 Game: 3D-Maze (1991) Developed by Odin Software Development Released Aug 21, 1991 Platform Windows 3.x Published by Odin Software Development Perspective 1st-person Genre Puzzle Setting Fantasy Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description 3D Maze is a simple graphical maze game. You begin in a blue square. The object of the game is to reach the red square hidden somewhere in the maze, then go back to the blue square. Once you do that, you win the game! You only have the help of an Elf which...
Topic: Maze games
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Paul Ligeski
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Developed by ServantWare Released 1992 Platform Windows 3.x Published by ServantWare Perspective Side view Genre Action Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Description In this game, the mouse cursor turns into a jewel thief. The player must move the thief around gathering valuables while guardians bounce around the screen in a predictable pattern. Getting all of the treasure leads to the next level, but bumping into a guardian causes the loss of a life. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Randall Don Masteller; Bonita Masteller
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Developed by Random Programming Released 1994 Also For Macintosh Published by Capstone Software Perspective 1st-person Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Board Game, Cards / Tiles, Platform Description While in Arizona, USA you enter the house of 65 years old Reynold and Viola and meet 18 characters who also came here for some reason. The reason is to play a one of 12 card games - Cribbage, Gin, Hearts, Spades, 31, 99, Whist, Pinochle, George, Oh Hell, Euchre, Crazy Eights. Each visitor has...
Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Susil Chandra
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by Ron Balewski
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Software Library: Windows 3.x Games
by ICOM Simulations, Inc.
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Mindscape, Inc. Developed by ICOM Simulations, Inc. Released 1993 Also For Amiga, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, NES, Windows Mobile Published by Mindscape, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Genre Adventure Narrative Horror Description Another game using the graphical adventure interface found in Déjà Vu and Shadowgate , Uninvited comes with a "horror" theme. While driving on a lonely road at night, a strange figure blocks your vision causing you to swerve and crash...